This Day in History

This Day in Disney History May 15th

1908-Disney Legend Joe Grant is born.

1930-Mickey Mouse cartoon The Cactus Kid is released.

1937-Silly Symphony cartoon Little Hiawatha is released.

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1977-Television special Disney’s Greatest Villains airs.

1979-Final episode of Starsky & Hutch airs on ABC.

1988-Television movie Justin Case airs.

1995-Restaurant California Grill opens atop the Contemporary Resort.

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Part 2 of mini series The Langoliers airs on ABC.

1998-Touchstone film The Horse Whisperer starring Robert Redford is released.

1999-Disney Channel original movie The Thirteenth Year airs.

2001-Fantillusion ends its run in Tokyo Disneyland.

2015-California Adventure opens the land Grizzly Peak Airfield, retheming Condor Flats into this new area.

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New store Humprey’s Service & Supply opens in Grizzly Peak Airfield, replacing Fly ‘n’ Buy.

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2016-Disney Springs opens the Town Center, the last major area of the Disney Springs expansion to open.  Among the more famous residents to open this day are Sprinkles and D-Luxe Burgers.

Boardwalk Inn resort opens an Ample Hills Creamery.

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This Day in History

This Day in Disney History May 15th

1908-Disney Legend Joe Grant is born.

1930-Mickey Mouse cartoon The Cactus Kid is released.

1937-Silly Symphony cartoon Little Hiawatha is released.

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1977-Television special Disney’s Greatest Villains airs.

1979-Final episode of Starsky & Hutch airs on ABC.

1988-Television movie Justin Case airs.

1995-Restaurant California Grill opens atop the Contemporary Resort.

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Part 2 of mini series The Langoliers airs on ABC.

1998-Touchstone film The Horse Whisperer starring Robert Redford is released.

1999-Disney Channel original movie The Thirteenth Year airs.

2001-Fantillusion ends its run in Tokyo Disneyland.

2009-Phineas and Ferb episode The Day of the Living Gelatin and Elementary My Dear Stacy airs.

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2015-California Adventure opens the land Grizzly Peak Airfield, retheming Condor Flats into this new area.

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New store Humprey’s Service & Supply opens in Grizzly Peak Airfield, replacing Fly ‘n’ Buy.

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This Day in Disney History May 11th

1913-Disney Legend Salvatore Camarata is born.

1935-Silly Symphony cartoon Water Babies is released.

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1986-Television movie Young Again starring Lindsey Wagner airs.  It also introduced some guy named Keanu Reeves, I wonder what happened to him.

1989-Final episode of Dynasty airs on ABC.

1994-Part 3 of mini series The Stand airs on ABC.

2001-Pleasure Island nightclub Wildhorse Saloon closes at Downtown Disney.

2002-Disney Legend Bill Peet dies.

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This Day in Disney History May 10th

1946-Pluto cartoon In Dutch is released.

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1956-Disney Legend Paige O’Hara is born.

1962-Marvel Comics Incredible Hulk #1 is published, it debuts the INCREDIBLE HULK.

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1963-Marvel Comic Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos #1 is published, it debuts the character Nick Fury.

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1993-Part 2 of Miniseries The Tommyknockers airs on ABC.

1996-Film Boys starring Winona Ryder and John C Reiley is released.

2002-Film ESPN’s Ultimate X is released.

Final episode of Strange World airs on ABC.

2004-Wonderful World of Disney movie A Wrinkle in Time airs.

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2006-Broadway Musical Tarzan premieres at the Richard Rogers Theater.

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2007-Television series Traveler premieres on ABC.

2015-ABC series Revenge airs final episode.

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This Day in Disney History May 9th

1941-Donald Duck cartoon A Good Time for a Dime is released.

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1947-Donald Duck cartoon Sleepy Time Donald is released.

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1953-Goofy cartoon For Whom the Bulls Toil is released.

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1984-Television special Disney’s All-Star Mother’s Day Special airs.

1989-Educational film Like Jake and Me is released.

1993-Part 1 of mini series The Tommyknockers airs on ABC.

1994-Part 2 of mini series The Stand airs on ABC.

1995-Television movie Deadline for Murder: From the Files of Edna Buchanan airs.

2003-Film Hope Springs is released.

2015-The Hatbox Ghost re materializes at Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion.

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